Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
steam, heat, sultry, foment, get musty
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1552 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 蒸気 【ジョウキ】 steam, vapour, vapor, steamboat, steam locomotive
  • 蒸発 【ジョウハツ】 evaporation, disappearance (of people intentionally concealing their whereabouts), unexplained disappearance
  • 燻蒸 【クンジョウ】 fumigation, smoking (out)
  • 蒸籠 【セイロ】 bamboo steamer, steaming basket, wooden frame holder with reed base used to steam food over a pot, soba served on a small wickerwork tray, wickerwork tray (for serving soba)
  • せいろ蒸し 【セイロムシ】 steaming (of food) using a bamboo steamer

Kun reading compounds

  • 蒸す 【むす】 to steam (food, towel, etc.), to be hot and humid, to be sultry
  • 蒸れる 【むれる】 to be steamed (properly, e.g. rice), to be stuffy, to grow musty, to get close, to become sweaty, to feel sticky, to moulder
  • 蒸らす 【むらす】 to cook by steam

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • vapor
  • echar vapor
  • cocinar al vapor

Portuguese

  • vapor
  • calor
  • quente
  • compressas
  • ficar mofado

French

  • cuire à la vapeur
  • chauffer
  • torride
  • fomenter
  • renfermé
915 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
904 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1721 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4002 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
950 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
872 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1981 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
943 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
973 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
665 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2936 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1508 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2043 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1920 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31618P Morohashi
2334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5163 New Nelson (John Haig)
1900 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2049 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
961 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1940 2001 Kanji
3k9.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-30-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84b8 Unicode hex code

22 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied
Kun:
かごこ.めるこも.るこ.む
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high

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On reading compounds

  • 牢 【ロウ】 prison, jail, gaol, firm, solid, strong
  • 籠球 【ロウキュウ】 basketball
  • 蒸籠 【セイロ】 bamboo steamer, steaming basket, wooden frame holder with reed base used to steam food over a pot, soba served on a small wickerwork tray, wickerwork tray (for serving soba)
  • 灯籠 【トウロウ】 garden lantern, hanging lantern

Kun reading compounds

  • 籠 【かご】 basket (shopping, etc.), hamper, cage
  • 籠で水を汲む 【かごでみずをくむ】 to bail out the ocean with a teaspoon, to scoop water with a basket
  • 相合駕籠 【あいあいかご】 two people riding in a palanquin together (esp. a man and a woman)
  • ほい駕籠 【ほいかご】 crude palanquin, street palanquin
  • 込める 【こめる】 to load (a gun, etc.), to charge, to put into (e.g. emotion, effort), to include (e.g. tax in a sales price), to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen
  • 篭る 【こもる】 to shut oneself in (e.g. one's room), to be confined in, to seclude oneself, to hide away, to stay inside (one's shell), to be filled with (emotion, enthusiasm, etc.), to fill the room (of a gas, smell, etc.), to be heavy with (e.g. smoke), to be stuffy, to be dense, to be muffled (e.g. voice), to hold (a castle, fortress, etc.), to confine oneself in a temple to pray

Readings

Japanese names:
ごめ、 もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
long2, long3
Korean:
rong

Spanish

  • cesto
  • canasta
  • palanquín
  • confinarse
  • recluirse
  • confinar
  • recluir
  • engatusar
  • seducir

Portuguese

French

3458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1888 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26752 Morohashi
2734 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4376 New Nelson (John Haig)
6f16.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-16 SKIP code
8821.1 Four corner code
8871.6 Four corner code
1-68-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c60 Unicode hex code